*UPDATE* Mass Stabbing at Mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota: Suspect Dahir Adan Asked Victims if They Were Muslim
UPDATE: Leaders of the Somali community have identified the suspect as Dahir Adan:
BREAKING:Somali community leaders in Minnesota identified mall stabbing attacker as Dahir Adan,a junior student at St Cloud State University
— Harun Maruf (@HarunMaruf) September 18, 2016
And ISIS has claimed credit for the attack:
Breaking: #IS #ISIS claims Minnesota stabbings. Claims a "soldier of the Islamic State" responsible. pic.twitter.com/5NoPA5E3vF
— Thomas Joscelyn (@thomasjoscelyn) September 18, 2016
Original Post: Police in St. Cloud, Minnesota, have just finished a press conference about a mass stabbing at the Crossroads Mall in that city. The suspect is dead and several people were injured in the attack.
8 people taken to a hospital after Minnesota mall stabbings. https://t.co/UQgMk9Qddx
— The Associated Press (@AP) September 18, 2016
Police: 8 victims. 7 have been released. 1 still in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
— Heidi Wigdahl (@HeidiWigdahl) September 18, 2016
St. Cloud PD just now: suspect dead in Crossroads stabbing, multiple victims.
— David Unze (@sctimesunze) September 18, 2016
One witness described what happened:
A reply from a person who works at H & M at Crossroads. According to her this is what she saw. pic.twitter.com/FWw3JUIQ75
— Lyanne Valdez (@UTVSLyanne) September 18, 2016